The equivalence in Portugal of higher education degrees and diplomas awarded by foreign higher education institutions has been regulated, since 1 January 2019, by Decreto-Lei nº. 66/2018.
There are three types of equivalence in Portugal: Automatic Equivalence, Level Equivalence and Specific Equivalence.
Equivalence of Foreign Qualifications at Lisbon School of Medicine
To apply for Equivalence the applicant will have to access the website of Direção Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES) and then:
1) Select the option Specific Recognition;
2) Fill the online form.
Applicants graduated from UFRJ follow the normal administrative procedure (see the separate procedure).